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Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Jean-Pierre Jeunet Frankrike, 2001

Squashua's rating of the film Den fabelaktige Amélie fra Montmartre

I came into watching this film expecting a high quality but ultimately cartoonish 'light watch'. Amelie is so much more: sure it's whimsical, fantastical and often quite goofy but it's also a surprisingly dark watch. It doesn't stray from the misfortunes of life, the alienation of individual quirks and the longing for another like you but celebrates these things. Truly a sweet surreal absurdist vision like no other.